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Microsoft urges governments to treat cyberattack as wake-up call

 05/15/2017 - 02:37
A close-up view of Britain's National Health Service (NHS) website with a cyber attack warning, as seen on a laptop in London, Britain, 13 May 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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The ransomware WannaCry, which requests a payment in the Bitcoin digital currency to regain access to computers, has hit computers of the National Health Service in the UK, large companies in France and Spain, the largest rail network in Germany, government offices in Russia and universities in China and Taiwan, amongst others.

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A close-up view of Britain's National Health Service (NHS) website with a cyber attack warning, as seen on a laptop in London, Britain, 13 May 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

Ciber-ataque a escala global

 05/13/2017 - 05:21
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Al menos 99 países sufrieron el viernes una serie de ciberataques que exigiían el pago de un rescato para poder acceder a los sistemas informáticos afectados. Los hospitales y centros sanitarios son especialmente vulnerables a estos ataques. El servicio de salud pública británica NHS fue uno de los prinicipales objetivos del ataque. EEUU ha dicho que está preparado para ayudar a los estados afectados por el ciberataque. 

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Global Cyber-attack

 05/13/2017 - 04:42
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At least 99 countries were struck onf Friday by a wave of cyberattacks that demanded ransom in exchange for access to the affected computer systems. Hospitals are particularly vulnerable to this type of attack, and Britain’s National Health Service was one of the major targets.US says is ready to help countries hit by global cyber attack.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 4:15am
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[OP-ED]: Hablamos de la frontera de manera equivocada

 05/04/2017 - 08:40
El muro podría empeorar el problema al “cercar” a muchos de los que se calcula que son 11 millones de inmigrantes ilegales de este lado de la frontera.
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Parece que todos tienen una enérgica opinión sobre el muro fronterizo de Donald Trump. Pero al menos deberíamos hablar del tema en la forma correcta. Es decir, con claridad, pragmatismo y sentido común.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
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El muro podría empeorar el problema al “cercar” a muchos de los que se calcula que son 11 millones de inmigrantes ilegales de este lado de la frontera.

Border Wall is a Waste of Money, says Mexico

 04/26/2017 - 05:00
File photo showing the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EFE/JASON SZENES

On the same day as Trump appeared to back down on his demand for funding from Congress, Mexican foreign minister Luis Videgaray called the idea ofbuilding a border wall“unfriendly, “a hostile act” and “unlikely to fulfill the objectives” of stopping the flow of migrants and illegal merchandise into the United States.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:30am
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File photo showing the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EFE/JASON SZENES

An unknown treasure of American history

 04/25/2017 - 16:28
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A 225-year-old document exhibition aims to reveal details of national history hitherto unknown to most Americans.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Drafts of the United States Constitution, like this one - written by the lawyer James Wilson in 1787 - will be seen in the National Constitution Center of Philadelphia on May 4.

[OP-ED]: How to fix airline overbooking

 04/17/2017 - 08:24
Geoff Fearns, un pasajero con billete en primera clase para hacer el trayecto entre Hawai y California la semana pasada, asegura que fue amenazado por United Airlines con ser esposado si no abandonaba el vuelo por otro suceso de sobreventa de pasajes, informó el diario Los Angeles Times. EFE
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There are lots of public policy problems that, even with the best of political goodwill, cannot be easily solved. They’re just inherently tough. Fixing airline overbooking is not one of them.

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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 8:15am
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Geoff Fearns, a passenger with a first-class ticket to make the trip between Hawaii and California last week, claims that he was threatened by United Airlines with being handcuffed if he did not leave the flight due to another event of ticket oversold, Los Angeles Times. EFE

“Me arrepiento de no haber seguido aprendiendo español”

 04/12/2017 - 05:29
Gene Schriver, an entrepeneur of Argentinian descendance from Philadelphia, is the founder and CEO of Globo.

Gene Schriver, emprendedor de origen argentino que creció en Filadelfia, es el CEO y fundador de GLOBO, una plataforma tecnológica de servicios de traducción, considerada una de las startups latinas con mayor crecimiento en EEUU en 2016.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 4:45am
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Gene Schriver, emprendedor de origen argentino de Filadelfia, es el CEO y fundador de GLOBO, una plataforma de servicios de traducción simultánea. 

“I regret that I didn’t stick with Spanish”

 04/12/2017 - 05:06
Gene Schriver, an entrepeneur of Argentinian descendance from Philadelphia, is the founder and CEO of Globo.

Gene Schriver is the CEO and founder of GLOBO, a translation services platform, considered one of the fastest growing Latino startups in the US.

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Gene Schriver, an entrepeneur of Argentinian descendance from Philadelphia, is the founder and CEO of Globo.

​City controller issues $200,000 bill to local officials

 04/03/2017 - 13:53
City Controller Alan Butkovitz wants Mayor Nutter and other city officials to account for over $200,000 in "questionable spending."

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